Ontario COVID numbers don’t justify second lockdown


The governments of Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa have announced that they are re-imposing restrictions on businesses and activities in response to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. The restrictions include the closure of indoor dining at restaurants, bars, and other food establishments; the closure of gyms and fitness centres; the reduction of capacity limits for places of worship; and the suspension of all team sports. In addition, people are being asked to limit their social interactions with those outside their households. These measures will be in place until at least February 22nd.

The decision to shut down these businesses was met with a lot of criticism from the public, as it is seen as an overreaction to the current situation. People are concerned that this will have a negative impact on their mental health, physical health, and social lives. They also worry about the economic implications of such a move, as many businesses may not be able to survive another shutdown.

Well, not necessarily. While it’s true that a lockdown can help to reduce the spread of the virus, it also has serious economic and social consequences. It can lead to job losses, poverty, mental health issues, and other problems that can be just as devastating as the virus itself. So while a lockdown may be necessary in some cases, it should always be weighed against its potential costs before being implemented.

It’s hard to understand why Doug Ford is taking such drastic measures when the data doesn’t seem to support it. It could be that he is trying to prevent a second wave of infections, or that he is responding to public pressure. Whatever the reason, it’s clear that the decision was not based on the available data.

Ford’s investment in healthcare was intended to help Ontario hospitals cope with the increased demand for services due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the financial challenges faced by hospitals are complex and multi-faceted. In addition to the increased demand for services, hospitals are also facing rising costs due to inflation, an aging population, and a shortage of healthcare workers. As a result, some hospitals have had to make difficult decisions such as reducing staff or cutting back on services in order to remain financially viable.

That is definitely a strange situation. It’s understandable that hospitals need to prioritize COVID patients, but it’s unfortunate that other people have had to wait for their treatments. Hopefully the additional funding will help clear the backlog and get people the care they need.

Yes, it is. It’s amazing how quickly things can change in life.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a COVID-19 case as “a person with laboratory confirmation of SARS-CoV-2 infection, regardless of symptoms.” This means that someone who has tested positive for the virus, even if they are not showing any symptoms, is considered a case. The CDC also states that “cases may include confirmed and probable cases reported to CDC or identified through enhanced surveillance activities.” This means that cases can be identified through contact tracing or other methods of surveillance.

According to a report from the Toronto Star, Ontario’s death count includes people who died of other causes, such as cancer or heart disease. The report states that the province has been including these deaths in its COVID-19 tally since April, when it began tracking deaths due to the virus.

The report also states that the province is not providing any information on how many of these non-COVID-19 related deaths have been included in its total. This means that it is impossible to know exactly how many of the reported deaths are actually due to COVID-19 and how many are due to other causes.

This is concerning news for those trying to get an accurate picture of the situation in Ontario. It raises questions about the accuracy of the data being reported and could lead to confusion among those trying to make sense of the numbers. It also raises questions about why this information was not made public earlier and why it took a media report for this information to come out.

Yes, conspiracy theorists were the people who knew about this before it became widely known.

This statement means that any individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 and subsequently died, regardless of the cause of death, is counted as a COVID-19 death in Toronto. This includes individuals who may have died from other causes but had COVID-19 at the time of their death.

The truth is that the government has a lot of control over where your tax dollars go. They decide how much money to allocate to different areas, such as healthcare, education, infrastructure, and social services. Unfortunately, this means that some areas may get more funding than others. This can be frustrating for those who feel their taxes are not being used in the most effective way. However, it is important to remember that the government must make decisions based on what they believe will benefit the country as a whole.

He has made a mockery of the office of premier, and his decisions have been irresponsible and reckless. He has failed to lead the province through this pandemic, and his lack of leadership has caused immense harm to Ontarians. His policies have been damaging to the economy, and he has shown a complete disregard for public health. It is time for Doug Ford to step down as premier of Ontario.